LADOL Free Zone says it has once again renewed and retained its International Organization for Standardization, ISO 45001:2018+14001:2015 certifications, to improve the safety of its workforce and protect the environment.
ISO 45001:2018 is for Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S), published in March 2018, while 14001:2015 is for Environment Management System
The certifications are part of its efforts to continuously improve its management System of Occupational Health and Safety, OH&S and Environment Management System, EMS to meet and beat international best practices and it is arguably the first in West Africa at the time the company obtained its initial certification.
The global certifications affirm the organization’s determination to consistently comply with laws, regulations, relevant codes and applicable international conventions including the UN 17 SDGs and the UN Global Compact. This audit also took note of LADOL’s commitment to sustainability, including the fact that LADOL joined the UN Global Compact and the UN CFO Taskforce in 2021.
LADOL said that it retained the certifications after a rigorous and transparent audit process conducted by four (4) internationally recognized audit professionals.
Commenting on the renewal and retaining of certifications Managing Director of LADOL, Dr. Amy said “I would like to that the staff, management, stakeholders and clients of LADOL – all of whom have played a role in enabling us to continually improve our compliance and rise above international standards.”
LADOL’s Governance, Risk and Compliance, (GRC) Coordinator, Babatunde Ipadeola said: “This shows LADOL’s commitment to providing safe and healthy workplaces by preventing work-related injury and ill health, as well as by proactively improving its OH&S performance. Also, Identifying and controlling the environmental impact of its activities, products and services and continually improving its environmental performance.
Despite the challenges of 2020, LADOL has shown great professionalism in all areas, valuing life, and following best practices and international standards in carrying out her activities. This is also a proof to all our customers and intending customers that we can be trusted to deliver value.”
CEO of 3FM Solutions Ltd, consultants to LADOL, Mr. Richard Omale said: “This recertification of LADOL affirms again that LADOL is a gold standard and positive reference point in the continent. The assessment and approval of LADOL’s maintenance and repairs facility provide limitless opportunities for LADOL and its clients who can take advantage of the waterfront and excellent logistical arrangement to deliver cost-effective life extension and repairs projects for offshore assets. 3FM Solutions remains a proud partner of LADOL.’’